Source for: Bluford Bandy, 14 Dec 1810 - 31 Jan 1884 Index
General Source: S146
Page: Page 387 handwritten, 194 typed
Text: 766/766 Bluford Bandy, age 40, male, farmer, $450, person over 20 years of age who cannot read and write
Louiza Bandy, age 27, female, person over 20 years of age who cannot read and write
George M. Bandy, age 16, male, farmer
William A. Bandy, age 14, male
Lewis M. Bandy, age 13, male
Sarah J. Bandy, age 11, female
Lydia E. Bandy, age 8, female
Cenia (sic) M. Bandy, age 5, female
Cusah (sic) S. Bandy, age 2, male
Everyone is born in Tennessee.
Date: 26 Sep 1850General Source: S1154
Page: Page No. 115
Note: We are assuming that Bluford and Louisa are married and everyone except William A. Bandy are their children. Notice that Bluford lives near his brother John Wesley Bandy, his sister Margaret Bandy (Creasy), his son George M. Bandy, his daugter Sarah J. Bandy and his daughter Lydia Bandy who is married to William Martin. He also lives near Lookie J. Bandy, who is living with Margaret, but we don't know if or how Lookie and Bluford are related.
Text: 861/875 Bluford Bandy, age 50, male, farmer, $2550, $1000, person over 20 years of age who cannot read and write
Louisa Bandy, age 36, female, person over 20 years of age who cannot read and write
Sena Bandy, age 14, female
Eager Bandy, age 12, male
Green Bandy, age 9, male
Edward Bandy, age 7, male
Houston Bandy, age 4, male
Wilson Bandy, age 2, male
Wm. A. Bandy, age 24, male, farmer, $375
Wm. J. Bandy, age 6/12, male
Bluford, Louisa, Sena, Eager, Green and Wm. A. were all born in Tennessee. Edward, Houston, Wilson and Wm. J. were all born in Illinois.
Date: 23 Jun 1860General Source: S1155
Page: Page 17
Note: Notice that Bluford lives next to his brother Wesley Bandy and his nephew William Creasey. Bluford has Cordelia Heffley living in his house and she is the daughter of Matthias Heffley who marries Lockey J. Bandy. Put last person Willis W. Bandy age 2 as the child of Bluford and Tomsy.
Text: 115/115 Bandy, Bluford, age 59, male, farmer, $6000?, $1200, cannot write
Bandy, Tomsy, age 45, female, keeping house, cannot read or write
Bandy, Green W. H., age 19, male, works on farm
Bandy, Edward, age 16, male, works on farm, attended school within the year
Bandy, Houstin H., age 14, male, attended school within the year
Bandy, Henry W., age 12, male, attended school within the year
Bandy, Willis W., age 2, male
Heffley, Cordelia, age 20, female, domestic servant, cannot write
Everyone is white. Everyone except Bluford, Tomsy and Green were born in Illinois. Bluford, Tomsy and Green were born in Tennessee.
Date: 30 Jun 1870General Source: S1156
Page: Page No. 16, S.D. 6, E.D. 152
Note: Notice that Bluford lives next to his brother Wesley Bandy, his nephew Bluford Bandy and his son Edward Bandy.
Text: 107/108 Bandy, Bluford, male, age 70, married, farmer, cannot read or write, born in Tennessee, parents
born in Virginia
Bandy, Tomsy K., female, age 55, wife, married, keeping house, has Rheumatism, cannot read or write,
born in Tennessee, parents born in Virginia
Bandy, Henry W., male, age 22, son, single, farmer, born in Illinois, parents born in Tennessee
Bandy, Willis W., male, age 12, son, single, at home, attended school within the Census year, born in
Illinois, parents born in Tennessee
Everyone is white.
Date: 11 Jun 1880General Source: S1263
Page: Page No. 4
Text: Name: Blewford (sic) Bandy, County: Smith, State: Tennessee, Number of persons in household: 6, Ages of persons in household: 2 Males under 5, 1 Male 5-10, 1 Male 30-40, 1 Female under 5, 1 Female 20-30.General Source: S1006
Page: p. 2-3, 6
Note: Judith Rittenhouse sent them information on Bluford Bandy's first wife Louisa and the 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 censuses which show his wife Louisa on the 1850 and 1860 censuses.
Text: BLUFORD BANDY my 3rd Great grandfather was born in Macon County Tennessee on December 14, 1810. (sic) He married ELIZABETH CORRCY date is unknown. Children were George, William, LOUIS MADISON BANDY, Sarah and Lydia. Elizabeth may have died in child birth, then Bluford married to Barbee. Children were Green, Senia, Cazah, Henry, James, Albert, Wilbert, Micage (sic), Houston and Edward.
Bluford and his family moved from Tennessee to Illinois during the mid 1850s. They settled on a farm north of Litchfield, Illinois and adjoining the land of his brother John. He lived there until his death January 31, 1884. My sister Connie and I found the cemetery in 1998 about a mile east of Cedar Ridge Cemetery. It's called Roberts Cemetery totality overgrown, unkempt, stones overturned and knocked down. (sic)
p. 6: +47i. Bluford4 Bandy, born December 14, 1810 in Macon Co., Tennessee; died January 31, 1884 in Montgomery Co., Illinois.
p. 7. Generation No. 4
47. Bluford4 Bandy (Cary3, Thomas2, Richard1) was born December 14, 1810 in Macon Co., Tennessee, and died January 31, 1884 in Montgomery Co., Illiniois. He married (1) Tomzy K. Barbee Unknown. She was born July 22, 1824 in Tennessee, and died September 05, 1899 in Montgomery Co., Illinois. He married (2) Elizabeth Corrcy ? Unknown. She was born Unknown, and died Bef. 1845 in Tennessee.
Nine children of Bluford Bandy and Tomzy Barbee are listed on this page.
Five children of Bluford Bandy and Elizabeth are listed on this page.